Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 103 137
Rank change year-on-year +32 +34 +88
Contract jobs citing Office 365 1,614 1,041 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.57% 2.60% 1.88%
As % of the Cloud Services category 15.10% 16.14% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,169 705 596
London median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £150 £158 £188
90th Percentile £575 £606 £600
England median daily rate £363 £380 £400
% change year-on-year -4.61% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 21 17
London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.64% +2.20%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.00 £11.85
90th Percentile £103.50 £21.75 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -14.29%

Office 365 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 10,690 6,449 4,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.67% 16.09% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,825 4,694 3,598
London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
England median daily rate £480 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 53 52
London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -15.38% -8.48%
10th Percentile £14.06 £11.58 £13.53
90th Percentile £93.45 £123.50 £46.88
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.55
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.83% -13.10%

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Office 365 in London

Office 365
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +23 367 £390 -9.83% 61
South London -1 59 £400 +35.59% 11
West London -18 59 £350 +75.00% 40
East London -13 25 £400 +14.29% 21
North London +13 19 £150 -70.00% 6
Office 365
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 921 (57.06%) Windows
2 717 (44.42%) Microsoft
3 675 (41.82%) Active Directory
4 503 (31.16%) Windows 10
5 402 (24.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 347 (21.50%) Migration
7 341 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
8 298 (18.46%) SharePoint
9 276 (17.10%) Finance
10 256 (15.86%) SCCM
11 250 (15.49%) Citrix
12 245 (15.18%) Skype
13 238 (14.75%) MS Exchange
14 235 (14.56%) Windows Server
15 228 (14.13%) Skype for Business
16 226 (14.00%) Windows 7
17 206 (12.76%) VMware
18 196 (12.14%) ITIL
19 181 (11.21%) PowerShell
20 156 (9.67%) Security Cleared
21 142 (8.80%) DNS
22 134 (8.30%) SC Cleared
23 124 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
24 123 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
25 120 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
26 116 (7.19%) Firewall
27 115 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
27 115 (7.13%) Azure Active Directory
28 113 (7.00%) Microsoft Intune
28 113 (7.00%) DHCP

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 298 (18.46%) SharePoint
2 238 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 228 (14.13%) Skype for Business
4 86 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 52 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (1.30%) IIS
7 15 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.43%) CMS
12 6 (0.37%) Apache
12 6 (0.37%) Drupal
13 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.19%) ArcGIS
14 3 (0.19%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.12%) Confluence
15 2 (0.12%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 341 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (2.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.87%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.19%) InVision
10 1 (0.062%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.062%) Revit
Business Applications
1 31 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.68%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.43%) Infor CRM
4 7 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
6 2 (0.12%) Primavera
7 1 (0.062%) Eikon
7 1 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.062%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.062%) Servitor
7 1 (0.062%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 402 (24.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (7.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 105 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 95 (5.89%) OneDrive
5 54 (3.35%) IaaS
6 53 (3.28%) PaaS
7 47 (2.91%) SaaS
8 44 (2.73%) G Suite
9 34 (2.11%) Yammer
10 28 (1.73%) Mimecast
11 21 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
12 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.50%) GitHub
14 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 3 (0.19%) Dropbox
18 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 2 (0.12%) Slack
18 2 (0.12%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 245 (15.18%) Skype
2 142 (8.80%) DNS
3 116 (7.19%) Firewall
4 113 (7.00%) DHCP
5 105 (6.51%) WAN
6 101 (6.26%) LAN
7 90 (5.58%) VPN
8 67 (4.15%) VoIP
9 62 (3.84%) TCP/IP
10 33 (2.04%) Intranet
10 33 (2.04%) SAN
11 29 (1.80%) Internet
12 27 (1.67%) Unified Communications
13 26 (1.61%) SMTP
14 22 (1.36%) Remote Desktop
14 22 (1.36%) Wireless
14 22 (1.36%) WLAN
15 18 (1.12%) Network Security
16 17 (1.05%) IP Telephony
16 17 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.42%) Power BI
3 18 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 13 (0.81%) Blockchain
6 11 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.50%) MySQL
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.25%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.25%) MS Access
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.19%) GIS
11 3 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (1.55%) JIRA
2 22 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 7 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.43%) Zephyr
4 5 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.31%) MSI
5 4 (0.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.25%) Subversion
6 3 (0.19%) Axure RP
6 3 (0.19%) Grunt
6 3 (0.19%) gulp
6 3 (0.19%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (0.19%) webpack
6 3 (0.19%) Yeoman
7 2 (0.12%) JMeter
7 2 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.062%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.062%) NUnit
8 1 (0.062%) WinRunner
General
1 276 (17.10%) Finance
2 59 (3.66%) Banking
3 53 (3.28%) Retail
4 51 (3.16%) Legal
5 49 (3.04%) Law
6 31 (1.92%) Advertising
7 21 (1.30%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.18%) Back Office
9 18 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 16 (0.99%) Publishing
11 15 (0.93%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.93%) Marketing
12 13 (0.81%) French Language
13 12 (0.74%) German Language
14 11 (0.68%) Front Office
15 7 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.31%) Local Government
17 2 (0.12%) Dutch Language
17 2 (0.12%) Electronics
17 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 277 (17.16%) Analyst
2 194 (12.02%) Architect
3 163 (10.10%) Desktop Support
4 155 (9.60%) Support Engineer
5 119 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
6 103 (6.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 103 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 95 (5.89%) Consultant
8 91 (5.64%) Support Analyst
9 90 (5.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 81 (5.02%) Service Analyst
11 80 (4.96%) Desktop Engineer
11 80 (4.96%) Office 365 Architect
12 72 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
13 71 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
14 69 (4.28%) IT Support
15 65 (4.03%) Office 365 Manager
16 63 (3.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 58 (3.59%) Administrator
18 57 (3.53%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.29%) .NET
2 35 (2.17%) Web Services
3 31 (1.92%) CSS
4 27 (1.67%) HTML
5 18 (1.12%) XML
6 17 (1.05%) ASP.NET
6 17 (1.05%) REST
7 12 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 12 (0.74%) HTML5
7 12 (0.74%) jQuery
8 8 (0.50%) Node.js
9 7 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.43%) LDAP
9 7 (0.43%) React
9 7 (0.43%) X-Windows
10 6 (0.37%) LAMP
10 6 (0.37%) SAML
11 5 (0.31%) XMPP
12 4 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (0.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.14%) Data Centre
2 64 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 34 (2.11%) Blackberry
4 34 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (1.98%) iPhone
5 32 (1.98%) User Experience
6 26 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 24 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 24 (1.49%) Smartphone
8 19 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 19 (1.18%) iPad
9 15 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 14 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 13 (0.81%) Clustering
12 12 (0.74%) BYOD
13 11 (0.68%) Fintech
13 11 (0.68%) Replication
14 10 (0.62%) Taxonomies
15 9 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 921 (57.06%) Windows
2 503 (31.16%) Windows 10
3 235 (14.56%) Windows Server
4 226 (14.00%) Windows 7
5 120 (7.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (7.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (5.95%) Apple iOS
8 88 (5.45%) Android
9 58 (3.59%) Linux
10 53 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 49 (3.04%) Windows 8
12 46 (2.85%) Mac OS
13 21 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (0.68%) Solaris
14 11 (0.68%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.37%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.31%) Unix
16 5 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (21.50%) Migration
2 196 (12.14%) ITIL
3 123 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (6.88%) Project Management
5 101 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
6 99 (6.13%) Change Management
6 99 (6.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (3.84%) CRM
8 57 (3.53%) PRINCE2
9 51 (3.16%) Service Management
10 50 (3.10%) IT Strategy
11 47 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 47 (2.91%) Incident Management
12 44 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (2.66%) Mobile Device Management
14 41 (2.54%) Asset Management
14 41 (2.54%) Service Delivery
15 39 (2.42%) Identity Management
16 38 (2.35%) Business Analysis
17 37 (2.29%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 181 (11.21%) PowerShell
2 70 (4.34%) SQL
3 43 (2.66%) JavaScript
4 36 (2.23%) C#
5 27 (1.67%) C
6 18 (1.12%) VBScript
7 10 (0.62%) Shell Script
7 10 (0.62%) VBA
8 8 (0.50%) Java
8 8 (0.50%) Python
9 7 (0.43%) PHP
10 6 (0.37%) TypeScript
11 5 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.31%) Ruby
12 4 (0.25%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.19%) ES6
13 3 (0.19%) Perl
13 3 (0.19%) VB
14 2 (0.12%) C++
14 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 156 (9.67%) Security Cleared
2 134 (8.30%) SC Cleared
3 90 (5.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (3.35%) MCSE
5 39 (2.42%) Degree
6 27 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
7 23 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.30%) MCITP
9 20 (1.24%) MCSA
10 19 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (1.05%) MCP
11 17 (1.05%) PMI Certification
11 17 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (0.93%) CCNP
12 15 (0.93%) CISA
12 15 (0.93%) CISM
12 15 (0.93%) CISSP
13 14 (0.87%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (4.34%) SLA
2 24 (1.49%) PMO
3 20 (1.24%) GDPR
4 17 (1.05%) QA
5 14 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 5 (0.31%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.25%) GAAP
10 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.062%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.062%) Solvency II
System Software
1 675 (41.82%) Active Directory
2 124 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 53 (3.28%) XenApp
5 50 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
6 34 (2.11%) BitLocker
7 29 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (1.61%) XenDesktop
9 22 (1.36%) vSphere
10 18 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
12 11 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.68%) XenServer
13 7 (0.43%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.31%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.31%) vCloud
14 5 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.25%) Docker
16 3 (0.19%) Firmware
16 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 256 (15.86%) SCCM
2 113 (7.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 31 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
4 30 (1.86%) AirWatch
5 21 (1.30%) SCOM
6 20 (1.24%) WSUS
7 15 (0.93%) PingFederate
8 12 (0.74%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.68%) CASB
9 11 (0.68%) vCenter Server
10 8 (0.50%) XenMobile
11 7 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 717 (44.42%) Microsoft
2 250 (15.49%) Citrix
3 206 (12.76%) VMware
4 110 (6.82%) Cisco
5 106 (6.57%) Apple
6 50 (3.10%) ServiceNow
7 48 (2.97%) HP
8 41 (2.54%) Ivanti
9 29 (1.80%) Dell
10 28 (1.73%) MobileIron
11 27 (1.67%) Symantec
12 26 (1.61%) NetApp
13 24 (1.49%) Google
14 23 (1.43%) Bloomberg
15 21 (1.30%) Avaya
15 21 (1.30%) CheckPoint
16 19 (1.18%) McAfee
16 19 (1.18%) Mitel
16 19 (1.18%) Polycom
17 17 (1.05%) Meraki